A man reported missing near Wanaka by police on Sunday has been found.
Scores of parents lined the streets of Wanaka yesterday to cheer on their children taking on the Puzzling World Junior Challenge triathlon.
Temporary speed limit trials around the Queenstown Lakes district have been scrapped, and some drivers may have fines for breaching the limits refunded.
More than 140 secondary school athletes from around Otago, Southland and Canterbury battled wet and windy conditions at the Otago Secondary School triathlon championships in Wanaka yesterday.
A mix of former champions and new faces will grace the Challenge Wanaka pro field tomorrow in what is expected to be mild conditions.
Queenstown Lakes district councillor Ross McRobie has decided to bring down the curtain at the end of his term.
The view from Roys Peak is something special, but it is becoming ''dangerous'' for visitors to experience it, the landowner says.
It was all go at Pembroke Park yesterday as preparations were made for this week’s Challenge Wanaka festival, which will host about 2800 triathletes.
Two people suffered minor injuries in a two-car crash on the Wanaka-Luggate Highway yesterday afternoon, in which a van ended up on its side in a paddock.
A tramper in a serious condition was admitted to Dunedin Hospital after getting into trouble in Mount Aspiring National Park yesterday afternoon.
A tramper has been airlifted to Dunedin Hospital after sustaining serious injuries in Mount Aspiring National Park this afternoon.
It started off with 63 competitors. Now there are more than 2500. A week before the 13th annual Challenge Wanaka, Sean Nugent takes a look at the history of the event and how it blossomed from...
Challenge Wanaka organisers are still on the hunt for volunteers, but are confident of securing more by the time the festival begins next Thursday.
Opposition to the possible development of Wanaka Airport continues to mount, this time from its closest neighbours.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has admitted it made a blunder when installing temporary speed limits around the district in the past year, as the changes do not comply with the law and...
A Wanaka gymnastics club says it has "fingers crossed" it will be given the opportunity to move into a future facility at the Wanaka Recreation Centre.
There was no day off for the Lake Hawea and Hawea Flat communities yesterday as they met on the battlefield at Hawea Flat School in the annual Town v Country match.